RNs: How much vacation time do you get? - page 3

I love vacations. I couldn't find any polls on this and was curious: How many weeks of vacation do you get per year? Include: Vacation, PTO, personal days, guaranteed off holidays. If you work 3 12s an get 6 days off,... Read More

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    We get 6 hours of PTO per pay period, which translates to between 2-3 weeks/year. We don't get any paid holidays off (I work in a non-essential unit, and if my work day falls on a holiday where our unit is closed, we have to take PTO).

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    We accrue 4.36 hours every 2 week, which amounts to about 2.8 weeks per year. We also get about 14 days off for holidays (I work outpatient Mon-Fri, no weekends, no holidays). I think we also get 3 days of education days and I'm not sure about personal days? After 10 years of employement, the holiday and sick accrue at about 5.2 hrs every 2 weeks.
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    Quote from Life_is_good_1973
    We accrue 4.36 hours every 2 week, which amounts to about 2.8 weeks per year. We also get about 14 days off for holidays (I work outpatient Mon-Fri, no weekends, no holidays). I think we also get 3 days of education days and I'm not sure about personal days? After 10 years of employement, the holiday and sick accrue at about 5.2 hrs every 2 weeks.
    Wow, and I hear people complain at my job. When I first started right out of nursing school, I accrued 7.3 pto every 2 weeks, can not bank more than 192 a year. Now I just switched to just weekends, and I accrue 5.5 every two weeks, I've been there a year and a half. I guess this is better than I thought. Either way, I really don't take much time off, but it is interesting how different hospitals are. Now where do you work? I work in Pennsylvania, near the NYS border.
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    I work in Nevada. We can bank them up to 200, I think? Never got anywhere close because I'm always taking time off! We have a supervisor who pretty much gives us whatever days off we want. It's quite nice. I have yet to be denied a day off. And of course, we get holidays like Thanksgiving (and the day after Thanksgiving), Christmas, New Year's Day, 4th of July, etc. off with pay. I also work for the state so my pay is only around $30/hr but with how the hospitals are cutting back around here, I think that's close to what I would be making if I still worked in a hospital setting. But I have NO desire to ever return there!
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    Wow, and I hear people complain at my job. When I first started right out of nursing school, I accrued 7.3 pto every 2 weeks, can not bank more than 192 a year. Now I just switched to just weekends, and I accrue 5.5 every two weeks, I've been there a year and a half. I guess this is better than I thought. Either way, I really don't take much time off, but it is interesting how different hospitals are. Now where do you work? I work in Pennsylvania, near the NYS border.
    Is your PTO sick and annual? Or just annual? We accrue a total of 8.72 hours per pay period because sick and annual are separate. I wasn't sure whether to include those because at my old job, it all went into the same bank.
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    Quote from Life_is_good_1973
    Is your PTO sick and annual? Or just annual? We accrue a total of 8.72 hours per pay period because sick and annual are separate. I wasn't sure whether to include those because at my old job, it all went into the same bank.
    Wow, 8.72 that's awesome. I believe ours includes sick and PTO. What stinks is I work a lot of OT, I mean at least 24-30 hrs a pay period and they don't give me anymore PTO for that. Wish they did, It might make others do OT. Sometimes we run short staffed and others won't work OT, because, other than time and a half there are no incentives to work OT. I just like the big pay checks, actually have come to rely on them, lol.
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    Annually:
    11 holidays
    12 PTO days
    2 days personal time off

    15 sick days and paid jury duty day
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    8hrs of PTO per pay period and 4 hrs of sick time per pay period
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    I am per diem, so I do not earn ETO/PTO.

    I must be available to work 8 months out of the year for at least 40 hours per 4 week scheduling cycle, and one holiday per calendar year.
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    I get 3 weeks PTO per year and, I think, 8 personal/holiday time days. New hires start at 2 weeks PTO. You can roll over year to year. The amount you can cap at depends on years served, for me it is 250hrs, but that does not include personal time.


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